Cost of living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 137
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 86
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 62
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 17
12 eggs, large Mex$ 32
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 20
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 72
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 39
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 19
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 21
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 214
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 24
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 16
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 22,051
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 12,855
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,931
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 16,653
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 8,960
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 1,545
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 366
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 8,221
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,856
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 109
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 48
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 896
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 718
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,522
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,577
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 268,948
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 15
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 403
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 67
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 75
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 229
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 684
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 74
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 48
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 52
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 28
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 167
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 474
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 158
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,506
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 950
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 111
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 51
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 50
iPod nano 16GB Mex$ 4,576
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.46
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,253
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 54
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,315 prices entered by 432 different people.
Latest price update: May 29, 2017.

Mexico City position in our World Ranking

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194th
out of 240
latin america
28th
out of 35
mexico
1st
out of 5

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